Jeffrey Burnett - President & CEO

Jeffrey Burnett has been with Labor Finders International since 1986 and has over 30 years of business experience in the staffing industry. He has held various financial, operational and management positions with the company prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 1999.

He has served as chairman of the American Staffing Association (ASA), as well as chaired numerous other committees. He is a current member of the ASA's Board of Directors and is also the chairman of the Audit and Finance committee. Jeff has been named one of the 100 most influential individuals in the staffing and recruiting industry and has appeared on Fox News regarding employment and the economy.

On a personal level, he enjoys all sports and outdoor activities and is an avid tennis player, where he is a #1 ranked player in Florida and a top 5 ranked player in the United States.

Jeff holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from Stetson University, has completed post degree studies in Accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Florida. He is also a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). 

 

Inspired by

My father, Newton Burnett. He led by example in family and business. As a young man, I learned the importance of treating people honestly, fairly and with respect. In doing so, others will treat you the same way, very powerful!

Favorite city is

Having travelled parts of the world, my favorite city is where I live, the Palm Beach area. It is paradise, it offers year around great weather, outdoor activities, incredible restaurants, and access to plenty of water for recreation.

Must dance to

So many choices, but I could easily dance to a good Bruno Mars tune.

Growing up I wanted to be a

Be a person who could make a difference in the world. Not knowing I would end up in the staffing business, I am grateful to be part of helping people have meaningful employment and in turn contribute to our economy by helping businesses we serve.

My motto

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”